Kate McCaffrey
Head of Training and Development

Kate’s varied role includes developing and presenting training courses, conducting quality control file reviews, and supporting firms on our technical helpline. Kate joined the team in March 2024 and brings a huge wealth of practical experience, having spent many years working in practice at Top 20 audit firms.

Roles and Responsibilities

Kate’s major areas of responsibility are:

  • Preparing and presenting technical and soft skills training courses
  • Presenting our quarterly technical updates
  • Conducting quality control file reviews
  • Working on the technical helpline

Kate started her career as a graduate working at a Top 5 London based Audit firm. During her career Kate has worked on a large portfolio of audited entities ranging from small owner managed businesses to large, listed plc’s across a wide number of sectors. As well as working on an audit portfolio Kate’s career has developed into her pursuing her passion which is preparing and presenting training courses for trainees up to Partner level.

Her many years of accumulated knowledge and experience ensures that the training provided is specific, practical, and relevant to the audience. Her style of training is described as energetic and motivational.

Her previous roles have include being Technical and Training Partner of Chantrey Vellacott DFK as well as being a member of the ICAEW Assessment Committee.

Outside work, Kate loves to socialise, travel and is an avid dog walker.

Kate McCaffrey